UNC REX Healthcare is the largest community hospital in the UNC Healthcare System. We are an accredited primary stroke and chest pain center, and a Bariatric Center of Excellence as well as a comprehensive community Cancer Center. We are the only hospital in Wake County to earn an above average rating for heart attack survival and the only hospital in the Triangle region to earn a 5-star rating from the Centers of Medicare Services. UNC REX Healthcare is a premier hospital for acute cardiac care and the main regional referral center. We have a full-spectrum of emergency cardiac care programs, such as IABP, PVAD, CABG, adult ECMO, as well as structural heart disease procedures TAVR, Mitral clip, WATCHMAN, and state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization labs, diagnostic, and screening technology.
The PGY2 resident in Cardiology at UNC REX Healthcare will provide cardiovascular pharmacy services within inpatient critical care, intermediate care, and procedural patient care areas. In the outpatient setting, the PGY2 resident in Cardiology will work within the Clinical Pharmacist Practioner model by providing daily service in the areas of cardiovascular medication management and monitoring in an independent practice.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from ACPE accredited school of pharmacy, AND
Completed ASHP-accredited PGY-1 residency in pharmacy practice, AND
license to practice pharmacy in the state of North Caroline as of July 1, 2020
How to apply:
The application deadline is January 1. Complete applications include the following:
An application form submitted through the PhORCAS Application Portal
Letter of intent
Three PhORCAS Standardized Recommendations
Pharmacy College transcripts
All applicants much be registered with the National Matching Service. Employment application will be required after match results are posted.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits:
The resident earns Paid Time Off (PTO) at the same rate as a new co-worker. PTO is earned every two weeks, coinciding with pay periods. If time off from the residency is taken for any reason except funeral leave, (holiday, vacation, absence), PTO will be used.
The resident may be granted up to 10 days of education leave for the ASHP Midyear Meeting as well as another national meeting in Cardiology specialty.
Residents are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts/Health Savings Account, 403(b), 529 Plan, Life Insurance, Tuition Assistance, Paid Time Off, EAP, as well as a travel stipend for meetings.
Onsite complimentary parking is available on the hospital campus.
Residents are given educational leave with pay and support travel to attend and present at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Cardiology specialty national meeting.
•Complimentary and required Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) training
•Dedicated office space
•Monogrammed lab coats
•Vocera wireless badge phones
•Complimentary access to the Wake AHEC Digital Library
•Complimentary mobile access to Lexicomp and Pharmacist’s’ Letter
•Opportunities to participate in select Learning and Organizational Effectiveness classes
•Discounted access to our comprehensive Rex Wellness Centers
About UNC REX Healthcare
PGY2 Pharmacy Residency Program in Cardiology Purpose Statement
UNC REX PGY2 pharmacy residency program in Cardiology builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency programs to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists in a specialized area of practice. UNC REX PGY2 residency in Cardiology provides residents with opportunities to function independently as practioners by conceptualizing and integrating accumulated experience and knowledge and incorporating both into the provision of patient care or other advanced practice settings. Residents who successfully complete the UNC REX PGY2 pharmacy residency in Cardiology are prepared for advanced patient care, academic, or other specialized positions, along with board certification in cardiology.
Postgraduate year 2 pharmacy residency program in Cardiology at UNC REX will build on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency programs to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists in specialized areas of practice. The resident accepted to the UNC REX PGY2 program in Cardiology will have opportunities to practice independently by conceptualizing and integrating a...ccumulated experience and knowledge and incorporating both into the provision of patient care or other advanced practice settings. After successful completion of the PGY2 pharmacy residency at UNCREX the resident will be prepared for a specialty position in advanced patient care in Cardiology, appointment to the academic institution in a non-tenure track, and sit in on the board certification for advanced practice in cardiology.
There is one1 PGY2 in Cardiology position available. The program start date is July 1,2020.
About the site:
The new Heart & Vascular Hospital opened in March 2017. This eight-story, 306,000 square foot building will bring together UNC REX’ Healthcare’s Hheart and Vvascular services in one location.
Every aspect of the facility was designed with the comfort of patients and their families in mind. The design is based on research, best practices and input from UNC REX Healthcare patients, physicians, clinicians and caregivers.
In addition, the hospital has the latest technology for patient care and procedures, as well as a state- of- the- art learning institute and demonstration kitchen. Dedicated education space will make it easier for UNC REX Healthcare physicians to continue providing education to other physicians throughout the world, add educational programs for patients and the community, and increase in-house training and education for staff.
• 114 Private patient rooms
• 72 Intermediate/telemetry beds
• 2 0 Cardiovascular intensive care beds
• 22 Acuity adaptable beds
• 8 Cardiac catheterization (cath), vascular and interventional radiology labs
• 2 Electrophysiology labs
• 2 Hybrid procedure rooms
• 10 Bed post-acute care unit (PACU)
• 4 8 Bed prep and recovery unit
• Cardiac intensive care
• Kardia Café
• Inpatient pharmacy
• Cardiology, vascular medicine and surgery, and cardiac surgery clinics
• Inpatient dialysis care
• Cardiac rehabilitation facility